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Sponsored by the Cook County Farm Bureau - Call the office to register at 708-354-3276. No charge for CCFB members, $10 for non-members. At the Country Financial Building in Orland Park.
Cook County Farm Bureau "Shred Day"
Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10 am to 12-noon at the
Oak Forest Country Financial Building located at 4845 W. 167th St. in Oak Forest.
Bring any old documents (up to 3 bankers boxes) that you would like to be shredded FREE OF CHARGE! Please call the CCFB at 708.354.3276 to make a reservation.
Join us at the 19th Giant Pumpkin Contest Dessert, local Honey, Carving & Youth Pumpkin Contests!
Please join us and help celebrate this Cook County Farm Bureau® fall tradition in its 19th year! Fun for all ages!
September 24th, 2019
Cook County Farm Bureau-Ag in the Classroom
6438 Joliet Road Countryside, IL
Registration required: email@example.com
Highlighting language arts, science & math lessons using accurate ag books, all aligned to NGSS and Common Core. Plant parts, pollinators, poetry and more covered in this hands-on workshop. Don’t miss this chance to apply for $250-300 book and project funding! Earn 2 PDCH
Some facts on Pumpkins, From the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom 2018-19 Calendar for Teachers.
Visit Cook County Farm Bureau® member Farms, Greenhouse & Garden Centers for all your planting needs this Fall!
The American Farm Bureau Federation has launched its sixth Ag Innovation Challenge for food and agriculture startups. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000. Applicants must be Farm Bureau members to qualify as a top 10 semifinalist. Entrepreneurs and startups with businesses in the following categories may apply - farm, ranch, greenhouse, aquaponics; production support services; retail, agritourism or farm-to-table business; food/beverage/textile product or ingredient; and value-added processing.
Creating a legacy to mark the Centennial celebration of the Cook County Farm Bureau, the Farm Bureau and Foundation are partnering to create a Commemorative Patio on the grounds of the Cook County Farm Bureau.
Join us as we kick off the Cook County Farm Bureau® Photo Contest! We are holding this contest to obtain usable and appropriate photos that accurately portray today's agriculture in Cook County.
First Freeze Could Catch Crops Before They Mature – September weather will be the key for late planted crop development. With late planting comes late maturing crops and an early hard freeze will likely greatly reduce crop yields or end crop hopes for many farm producers in 2019.